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D.K.S. Moorthy

Lead Trainer | Chennai, India

Mr. Moorthy, a Lead Accreditation Auditor and Client Manager with SAAS since 2010, is a Graduate Mechanical Engineer from University of Madras, India, having 38 years of work experience in the fields of Construction Project Management, Project Quality Assurance, and Third Party Certification.

He gained experience through initial association with reputed organizations like Larsen & Toubro and  Engineers India Limited and finally with Det Norske Veritas (DNV), a reputed international certification body with whom he served for 28 years. Mr. Moorthy retired in September 2009 from DNV as their Head of Sustainability & Business Excellence Group in India where he had overall responsibility for DNV’s services in the areas of CSR, Corporate Governance, Enterprise Risk Management, Business Excellence Models, and Ethical Supply Chain Management. He was globally responsible for DNV’s accreditation for SA8000 and BSCI audits and represented DNV as a member of the Advisory Board of SAI. 

As a Lead Auditor in Quality (ISO 9001), Environment (ISO 14001), Occupational Health & Safety (OHSAS-18001) and Social Accountability (SA8000) Management Systems, he has carried out audits of more than 1,000 organisations in different industries such as Engineering, Process, Chemical, Oil & Gas, and Nuclear Industries. He has traveled widely and worked in India, the Middle East, and Europe in connection with his assignments. Mr. Moorthy is a native Tamil speaker and fluently speaks Hindi and English.